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Lee, John Rafter

Overview
Works: 155 works in 526 publications in 1 language and 26,412 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Domestic fiction  Nature stories  Historical fiction  Political fiction  Spy stories  Detective and mystery fiction  Juvenile works  Epistolary fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer
Classifications: PR6056.O45, 823.914
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Publications about John Rafter Lee
Publications by John Rafter Lee
Most widely held works by John Rafter Lee
Fall of giants by Ken Follett( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 2,025 libraries worldwide
Thirteen-year-old Billy Williams enters a man's world in the Welsh mining pits. Gus Dewar finds a surprising new career in Woodrow Wilson's White House. Brothers Grigori and Lev Peshkov embark on radically different paths when their plan to immigrate to America falls afoul. Billy's sister Ethel, a housekeeper for the aristocratic Fitzherberts, takes a fateful step above her station, while Lady Fitzherbert falls in love with Walter von Ulrich, a spy at the German embassy in London
Winter of the world by Ken Follett( Sound Recording )
19 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 1,916 libraries worldwide
This novel picks up right where the first book left off, as its five interrelated families, American, German, Russian, English, Welsh, enter a time of enormous social, political, and economic turmoil, beginning with the rise of the Third Reich, through the Spanish Civil War and the great dramas of World War II, up to the explosions of the American and Soviet atomic bombs. Carla von Ulrich, born of German and English parents, finds her life engulfed by the Nazi tide until she commits a deed of great courage and heartbreak.. American brothers Woody and Chuck Dewar, each with a secret, take separate paths to momentous events, one in Washington, the other in the bloody jungles of the Pacific. English student Lloyd Williams discovers in the crucible of the Spanish Civil War that he must fight Communism just as hard as Fascism. Daisy Peshkov, a driven American social climber, cares only for popularity and the fast set, until the war transforms her life, not just once but twice, while her cousin Volodya carves out a position in Soviet intelligence that will affect not only this war, but the war to come. These characters and many others find their lives inextricably entangled as their experiences illuminate the cataclysms that marked the century. From the drawing rooms of the rich to the blood and smoke of battle, their lives intertwine, propelling the reader into dramas of ever increasing complexity
World without end by Ken Follett( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 1,545 libraries worldwide
In the town of Kingsbridge, a Gothic cathedral and the priory are at the center of a web of love and hate, greed and pride, ambition and revenge. Proponents of the old ways fiercely battle those with progressive minds, as the Black Death captures the city
Edge of eternity by Ken Follett( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,504 libraries worldwide
The conclusion to Ken Follett"s historical series that follows the fortunes of five interwined families, American, German, Russian, English, and Welsh, through the twentieth century. Now they come to one of the most chaotic eras of all: the enormous social, political, and enonomic turmoil of the 1960s through the 1990s, from civil rights, assassinations, mass political movements and Vietnam to the Berlin Wall, the Cuban Missile Crisis, presidental impeachment, revolution, and rock and roll
This body of death an inspector Lynley novel by Elizabeth George( Sound Recording )
19 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 1,313 libraries worldwide
While Inspector Lynley takes a leave following his wife's murder, Isabelle Ardery is given temporary control of the Met. When a body is discovered in a Stoke Newington cemetery and the Met is targeted by the relentless media, Isabelle is forced to convince Lynley to return to work and spearhead the investigation
The pillars of the earth by Ken Follett( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 1,133 libraries worldwide
Set in twelfth-century England, when Empress Maud and King Stephen are fighting for the crown of England after the death of Henry, this work of historical fiction chronicles the struggle to build the greatest gothic cathedral the world has ever known
The black cat a Richard Jury mystery by Martha Grimes( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,069 libraries worldwide
Jury investigates the death of a young escort who has been murdered behind a local pub. The only witness is the establishment's black cat, who gives neither crook nor clue as to the girl's identity or her killer's
The old wine shades by Martha Grimes( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 998 libraries worldwide
While sitting in a London pub Richard Jury hears a story told by Harry Johnson about the disappearance of a good friend's wife and son (and dog). The vanished woman's husband excels in the esoteric subject of quantum mechanics, could this explain the disappearance? The dog did come back but how and from where?
The white tiger a novel by Aravind Adiga( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 846 libraries worldwide
Relocating to New Delhi when he is offered a new job, Balram Halwai is disillusioned by the city's twenty-first-century materialism and technology-spawned violence, a circumstance that forces him to question his loyalties, ambitions, and past
Hornet flight by Ken Follett( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 720 libraries worldwide
A novel of the early days of World War II
The English assassin by Daniel Silva( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 696 libraries worldwide
Israeli art restorer and occasional secret agent Gabriel Allon has a problem. A prominent Swiss banker has called him to Switzerland to restore his Raphael. The problem is that Allon finds the banker dead in front of his Raphael, and he's the prime suspect
Careless in red by Elizabeth George( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 664 libraries worldwide
After the senseless murder of his wife, Detective Superintendent Thomas Lynley retreated to Cornwall, where he has spent six solitary weeks hiking. On the forty-third day of his walk, at the base of a cliff, Lynley discovers the body of a young man. The head of the vastly understaffed local police department needs Lynley's help, though, especially when it comes to the mysterious, secretive woman whose cottage lies not far from where the body was discovered
The confessor by Daniel Silva( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 629 libraries worldwide
A Latin-speaking thief of research sets Israeli agent Gabriel Allon on the trail of buried secrets
White Fang [The call of the wild, and other stories] by Jack London( Sound Recording )
17 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 577 libraries worldwide
The adventures of an unusual dog, part St. Bernard, part Scotch shepherd, that is forcibly taken to the Klondike gold fields where he eventually becomes the leader of a wolf pack. White Fang is the story of a wolf-dog who is befriended by a kind man who becomes his master
Devil may care by Sebastian Faulks( Sound Recording )
8 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 523 libraries worldwide
Set in the Cold War, and follows the action of Bond across two contintents and exotic locations
A death in Vienna by Daniel Silva( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 511 libraries worldwide
Sent to Vienna to authenticate a painting, the art restorer and sometime spy Gabriel Allon is sidetracked by a photograph that throws his world upside-down. Could it really be the face of a man who during the last days of World War II had brutalized his mother on the Death March from Auschwitz? Questions abound when Allon, driven by an intensity he had not felt in years, begins to investigate, discovering in the process that the hunt for one man is a hunt for many-and a network of unimaginable evil spanning sixty years
The winds of change [a Richard Jury mystery] by Martha Grimes( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 463 libraries worldwide
The murder of an unidentified five-year-old girl in a shabby London street leads Superintendent Richard Jury to suspect well-known financier Viktor Baumann, owner of an iniquitous house on the same street that serves as the hub of a pedophilia ring. When a second unidentified murder victim--this time a woman is found in the gardens of Declan Scott's estate, Commander of the Devon and Cornwall Police, Brian Macalvie, thinks there is a connection. Three years prior, Declan's four-year-old stepdaughter, Flora, was abducted. Jury and Macalvie rake over the present and the past in a pub near Launceston called the Winds of Change. All signs point to the guilt of Viktor Baumann, Flora's biological father. But, when no one in this case is exactly who he seems, how can Jury be sure?
Dust a Richard Jury mystery by Martha Grimes( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 462 libraries worldwide
Scotland Yard superintendent, Richard Jury investigates the murder of wealthy bachelor Billy Maples in a shady London motel. He discovers connections between the murder and the distant past through Maples' grandfather, who served as one of Britain's top code breakers during WWII
Vicious circle by Wilbur A Smith( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 405 libraries worldwide
The master of action-adventure returns with the follow-up to his New York Times-bestselling novel Those in Peril starring Hector Cross
The blue last a Richard Jury mystery by Martha Grimes( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 369 libraries worldwide
Mickey Haggerty, an inspector with the City police, has asked for Richard Jury's help. Two skeletons have been unearthed during the excavation of London's last bombsite, where once stood a pub called the Blue Last. Mickey believes a child who survived the bombing has posed for more than fifty years as a child who didn't. Mickey also has a murder to solve. Simon Croft, prosperous broker and son of the one-time owner of the Blue Last, is found shot to death in his home but the book he was writing about London during the German blitzkrieg has disappeared. A stolen book? A stolen life? Is any of this what it seems?
 
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